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Stanford's McNealy explains his decision regarding pro golf

Original post made on Aug 23, 2017

"Stanford head coach Conrad Ray took a huge chance on a scrawny 17-year-old hockey player when he offered me a four-year spot on his team -- one which I was not going to short-change. I still don't know what got into him to take the 4,400th ranked amateur in the world."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 7:13 PM

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Posted by ExSUNW
a resident of Downtown North
on Aug 23, 2017 at 9:27 pm

I was fortunate to work for Sun for over a decade, before and after the dot com bust. Your father was a great businessman, and a humble, regular guy. Some of my best experiences in my 35 years working for a half a dozen computer companies, occurred at Sun, mostly because of his leadership and the culture that he created (including: Kick butt and have fun). What I remember most about him, was how he did not sacrifice his family and personal life while he built a huge company. I knew he valued (and invested in) his family as much as he did the company he started. Glad to know that even though SUNW is gone (and soon will be long) forgotten, he leaves behind a much more valuable legacy that will outlive him. Not so for many of his peers, who may have more billions, but less of the important things in life.

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